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The Wave

One month to go until brand new health and fitness suite opens at the Wave

Published on Friday, 24 May 2019 in Leisure and culture news

Operators CV Life are pleased to announce that the brand new Lifestyles Health and Fitness facilities at The Wave will open on 24 June.

Editors

Ticketing to be introduced to Coventry’s flagship festival

Published on Monday, 20 May 2019 in Events news

Tickets are to be introduced for the first time at this year’s Godiva Festival to ensure organisers can manage visitor numbers safely, as the event grows in popularity.

Cllr Linda Bigham as Lord Mayor

City welcomes new Lord Mayor

Published on Thursday, 16 May 2019 in Lord Mayor news

Councillor Linda Bigham today (16 May) became the new Lord Mayor of Coventry.

Nominate for the Carers Trust Awards

Published on Thursday, 16 May 2019 in Community and living news

Many people choose not to describe themselves as a carer – it’s just something they do for someone they care about. This is an opportunity to do something for them.

Microsoft security vulnerability patch

Published on Wednesday, 15 May 2019 in Services for schools news

Microsoft have released a security to patch for various computer systems that fixes an important vulnerability.

Coventry SEND Inclusion Conference 2019

Published on Tuesday, 14 May 2019 in Services for schools news

Inclusion for all - a child centred conference. Monday 1 July 2019 9am to 4pm (registration and refreshments from 8.30am) at The Village Hotel, Coventry.

Belgrade and RSC theatres offering free CPDL opportunity to Coventry schools

Published on Tuesday, 14 May 2019 in Services for schools news

The Belgrade Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company are looking for five Coventry schools to take part in a free CPDL programme.

Plans drawn up to reduce health inequalities in Coventry

Published on Tuesday, 14 May 2019 in Public health news

Key health agencies in Coventry are setting out plans that they hope will reduce health inequalities in the city.

Big school

Year 6 Transitions - 'Big School' theatre-in-education programme, Belgrade Theatre

Published on Thursday, 09 May 2019 in Services for schools news

The Belgrade Theatre's longstanding year 6 transitions programme, will be touring primary schools again this summer.

Bus changes and road closures planned as 17,000 cyclists take to the streets this weekend

Published on Thursday, 09 May 2019 in Parking, travel and streets news

Transport bosses are asking people to plan ahead and leave the car at home this weekend as a 100-mile cycling event comes to the West Midlands.

International Nurses Day

Coventry and Warwickshire nurses and midwives to celebrate International Nurses' Day and International Day of the Midwife

Published on Thursday, 09 May 2019 in Community and living news

Past, present and future nurses in Coventry and Warwickshire will be celebrated in spectacular style this week.

Cabinet changes to meet fresh challenges

Published on Wednesday, 08 May 2019 in Council and democracy news

Coventry City Council’s Cabinet will have a slightly new look for the coming year.

Summer Reading Challenge Young Volunteers aged 14-18 – “Space Chase”

Published on Wednesday, 08 May 2019 in Libraries news

We would like to offer young people aged 14 – 18 the opportunity to volunteer in our libraries this summer.

Knife angel

Touring sculpture helps raise awareness of violent crime

Published on Friday, 03 May 2019 in Community and living news

The huge Knife Angel sculpture, made of 100,000 confiscated knives, is due to move on to Birmingham today and agencies working together to address violent crime hope its impact will continue.

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Mass picnic planned in Coventry for 6 June to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day

Published on Thursday, 02 May 2019 in Community and living news

A Coventry charity is planning to set a record for the largest number of people at a picnic in Coventry.

Is laughter the best medicine? You can help us find out!

Published on Thursday, 02 May 2019 in Public health news

Audiences at the first ever Coventry Comedy Festival will be invited to take part in some serious academic research on improving people’s wellbeing this week – by having a good laugh!

Year of Wellbeing festival

Year of Wellbeing Festival marks Mental Health Awareness Week

Published on Thursday, 02 May 2019 in Public health news

The free one-day festival will connect the public to groups and organisations that promote good mental health and wellbeing, and aims to break down the stigma around seeking help.

Coventry primary shortlisted for English Team of the Year Award

Published on Thursday, 02 May 2019 in Services for schools news

Joseph Cash primary school has been shortlisted for the English Team of the Year Award by the Times Educational Supplement.

Mental Health, wellbeing and libraries SLS training course

Published on Thursday, 02 May 2019 in Services for schools news

As many of us are aware there have been many reports in the media about the rise in mental health issues amongst young people and this is a trend that doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon.

Microsoft Windows 7 Pro & Server 2008 R2 Support End Date

Published on Thursday, 02 May 2019 in Services for schools news

Microsoft are officially stopping support for Windows 7 on 14 January 2020. All schools need to read the document from ICT Services for Schools.

Connectivity

Belgrade to highlight wellbeing

Published on Thursday, 25 April 2019 in Community and living news

With Coventry and Warwickshire celebrating their Year of Health and Wellbeing in 2019, the Belgrade Theatre is playing host to a series of special events this spring.

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Artists to highlight human rights issues

Published on Thursday, 25 April 2019 in Community and living news

A campaign highlighting human rights and how they affect people’s day-to-day lives has recruited 30 Coventry artists to create stories and poems that will feature around the city.

Free writing workshops

Take part in free writing workshops

Published on Thursday, 25 April 2019 in Events news

Coventry City of Culture Trust are on the hunt for new voices and stories from across the city. What's your story?

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Get On Your Feet this Friday

Published on Tuesday, 23 April 2019 in Public health news

Workers across Britain are being encouraged to convert “sitting time” to “standing time” this Friday (26 April) as part of the On Your Feet Britain campaign.

Levellers

Levellers set to headline Friday night Main Stage at Godiva Festival

Published on Thursday, 18 April 2019 in Events news

Godiva Festival organisers have announced that Levellers will be bringing their brand of folk rock to its Main Stage this year, with a headliner set on the Friday night.

Knife angel

Knife Angel painting at city gallery

Published on Thursday, 18 April 2019 in Community and living news

A painting, inspired by the arrival of the Knife Angel sculpture in Coventry, has gone on display at a city gallery.

St George's Day 2019

St George returns to Coventry city centre

Published on Thursday, 18 April 2019 in Events news

Celebrate St George’s Day in Coventry city centre with a FREE event including music, dancing, Punch and Judy and of course, the man himself with the dragon.

Grapevine

‘Crafting’ community the Grapevine way

Published on Wednesday, 17 April 2019 in Community and living news

A purl-er of an idea from two women who met at a Coventry knitting group is blossoming into a network of friends coming together weekly to chat, craft and overcome isolation.

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Coventry's letter to city of Paris

Published on Wednesday, 17 April 2019 in Council and democracy news

To the people of Notre Dame and the City of Paris,

Statement concerning Supreme Court decision R

Published on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 in Council and democracy news

Supreme Court decision R (on the application of Sky Blue Sports & Leisure Ltd & others) (Appellants) v Coventry City Council and others (Respondents) before Lady Hale, Lord Lloyd-Jones and Lady Arden.

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